STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree

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The Aesthetic STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree!

  • Fuzzy Yellow With Blushed Bright-Red Skin
  • Firm Round Juicy Yellow Flesh
  • Pinkish-Violet Fragrant Flowers
  • Pollinators Galore!
  • Great for Canning, Cooking & Eating
  • Medium Sized Tree & Great Form
  • Mid-Sized Fruit
  • Ships & Stores Great!
  • Easy Care Self Pollinating Tree
  • Freestone
  • Late Summer Harvest
  • Cold Hardy Fruit

The history of peaches goes back thousands of years, the STELLAR® series Autumnstar® Peach Tree (Prunus persica 'Autumnstar') is a recent variety that has captured the best characteristics that have made peaches some of the most popular fruits.

The Autumnstar® Peach is an all-around winner! It is good for eating straight from the tree as well as cooking and canning. The fruit is stunningly round and about 3 inches in diameter. With red skin color with a little yellow tossed in.

Ripening in late summer, you’ll be able to enjoy cool treats in late summer and fall! Juicy for fresh eating and all your jams and jellies! It is a freestone variety, so it will be easy to get the firm, yellow, juicy flesh off the pit. This variety ships and stores well, too!

How to Use STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree In The Landscape

Picture yourself looking out into your backyard in Spring, just after the weather has started to warm. You will begin to see your Autumnstar® Peach tree starting to bud, and before long, the branches will be covered with delicate pink to violet blossoms that fill the air with a fragrant aroma.

The great size and fantastic foliage means you’ll have an outstanding ornamental specimen all year long! The long, narrow and pointed leaves have a slight ripple, making the summer form a gorgeous addition to the landscape!

The fantastic shade provided by the vibrant green foliage is perfect for shading your seating areas, patio and garden beds. Be sure to plant one outside a window or set a lawn chair beneath the limbs to observe your ripening peaches.

These are delicious peaches fresh eaten right off the pit, sliced in a dish, baked in a pie or canned to enjoy during the winter months. That way you’ll be able to enjoy peach season year-round!

#ProPlantTips For Care

The Autumnstar® Peach tree is very hardy and does well in the cold. Hardy in USDA growing zones 4-8, Autumnstar® does amazing in full sun. Fruit trees require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day for optimal fruiting. This late-ripening variety bears large crops of fruit that resist bacterial spots as well as canker.

Unlike many varieties of fruit, peaches are self-pollinators, so you will not have to pair your Autumnstar® Peach with another peach tree. Head over to our Garden Blog for planting tips and tricks, Fruit Tree Care and pruning instructions to best keep your Peach tree healthy!

When you are ready to plant your Autumnstar® Peach tree, look for a place with good air circulation. This variety likes loamy, well-drained soil that has plenty of organic matter. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.

For best results, fertilize your tree regularly with Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer or a good organic, slow-release fertilizer. Add Nature Hills Root Booster while planting for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the tiny feeder roots.

Plant your Autumnstar® Peach tree in the early spring and water it well. Preferring consistent moisture, especially when you have a young tree that's establishing and during fruiting. 

Prune to control size in late winter and to keep an open canopy for sunlight and airflow.

In ancient China, where peaches originated, they believed that peaches increased a person's vitality more than any other fruit because the blossoms appeared before the leaves. If the ancient Chinese were right, feeding Autumnstar® Peaches to your family will be a gift you can give them to lead a healthy life!

The Autumnstar® Peach will give you plenty of delicious fruit to enjoy from harvest to harvest. If you're looking for a true star, order your Autumnstar® Peach now.

Peach Tree Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Trees to bear fruit?

Nature Hills Nursery sells fruit trees with mature root systems that are already three to four years old, so you’ll enjoy fruit sooner than you would with younger trees! Expect a young peach tree to begin fruiting by the 3rd year after you plant it.

How Fast Do STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Trees Grow?

Be sure to plant your peach in a sunny and well-drained location. Once your STELLAR® Autumnstar® (Prunus persica 'Autumnstar') has been established (after the first year), it can typically add 12-18 inches of new growth in a growing season. If your plants are adding less than that in a season, it may be worth your while to check the fertility level.

Where do STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Trees Grow Best?

Peach trees grow best in well-drained, fertile soil in at least 6 hours of full sun per day or more.

Do You Need 2 Peach Trees to Produce Fruit?

All peach trees are self-fertile, however planting more than one peach tree that blooms at about the same time, boosts yields on both trees and extends your harvest time!

Harvest Times for STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Trees

STELLAR® Autumnstar®s are typically ready to harvest in September. Keep in mind exact harvest times are subject to change depending on the hardiness zones they’re being grown in.

Early-Season? Mid-Season? Late-Season? The terminology can be confusing for new peach tree growers. Weather, climate and your tree determine when it’s ripe.

When Should STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree be Planted?

Bareroot peach trees can be planted in spring when they are available in your area. Container-grown peach trees can be very successfully transplanted all throughout the growing season. Check for first and last frost dates for your area with your local County Extension Office.

  • Plant bareroot peach trees in the early spring.
  • Plant container-grown trees anytime the ground is not frozen by digging a hole as deep as the soil line and twice as wide.

How Do I Find STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Trees for Sale Near Me?

Make your life easier and your yard happier by shopping for peach trees at online fruit tree nursery. You’ll find a massive selection of fruit trees for sale, including many lovely peach tree varieties!

Choose the right tree for your area by first finding your USDA growing zone by entering your zip code in the field above the Plant Highlights section on our product pages. Narrow down your options by plant hardiness zone, sun availability, and size requirements.

Place your order, knowing it’s backed by the Nature Hills Nursery product guarantee and protected by Plant Sentry™, which helps ensure regulated plant materials aren’t sent to prohibited areas.

Expect to receive your plants at the appropriate planting time for your growing zone when temperatures are safest for those plants that ship in fall, winter, or early spring.

Shop the selection of mature peach trees for sale at Nature Hills Nursery and place your order for STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree today.

What shipping options do you offer? works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won’ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree for Sale for sale here at!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 19.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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STELLAR® Autumnstar® Peach Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Prunus persica 'Autumnstar'
Type Deciduous
Rootstock Prunus persica 'Lovell'
Mature Height 12 - 18 feet
Mature Spread 12 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink
Fall Color Yellow
Harvest Time Late Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3-5 Years
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant Yes